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Atletico Madrid coach Simeone: Ozil key to Arsenal's play Atletico Madrid coach Simeone: Ozil key to Arsenal's play
- April 27, 2018

The former United captain enjoyed a fierce rivalry with the Gunners during his playing days, where he often went toe-to-toe with central midfielder Patrick Vieira during an nearly decade-long domination of English football by the two teams. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Playing In The World Cup? Sweden Coach Says No Zlatan Ibrahimovic Playing In The World Cup? Sweden Coach Says No
- April 27, 2018

The LA Galaxy striker, who quit the Swedish national team after Euro 2016, had hinted recently that he could be prepared to return for the upcoming tournament in Russian Federation, but those hopes now appear to be dashed. The striker, who recently joined the LA Galaxy, has hinted that he could make a return to the national team for the World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
3 takeaways from the Celtics' critical Game 5 win against the Bucks 3 takeaways from the Celtics' critical Game 5 win against the Bucks
- April 26, 2018

If Boston wins their first round series, the Celtics will have home court advantage against the Sixers, meaning the first two games would be in Boston . Ojeleye then kept an offensive possession alive and Rozier took a shot from Thon Maker with 1:14 to go. We'll be back for the next episode of the podcast to look ahead to Game 6, with the episode scheduled to be available early on Thursday morning. (more...)
Flyers' Couturier could play must-win Game 5 Flyers' Couturier could play must-win Game 5
- April 26, 2018

On Sunday, April 22, the Pittsburgh Penguins shocked the Flyers in an 8-5 win in Game 6. The magic number is 4 for the Flyers heading in to Game 6. After both Guentzel and Jake Voracek were taken off with penalties to make it 4-on-4, Kris Letang took a cross-checking penalty to make it 4-on-3 for 1:29. (more...)
Capitals advance with win over Blue Jackets in Game 6 Capitals advance with win over Blue Jackets in Game 6
- April 25, 2018

The Capitals lacked a serious threat outside of their top four forwards this season. There are a few points of emphasis to look at to see why the Capitals bested the Blue Jackets. The Caps also knew that GM Brian MacLellan would drastically shake up the roster if they fell to the Penguins yet again. "To be honest, we probably had a week there where we were a little rattled as a group, just trying to get the group past that and establishing a belief in our game with the group that we had in ... (more...)
Chelsea's Alonso Passed three-match ban Outside of FA Cup Semi Final Chelsea's Alonso Passed three-match ban Outside of FA Cup Semi Final
- April 24, 2018

The post Chelsea's Alonso Gets Three-Game Ban, Misses FA Cup Semi appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . "Alonso farther submitted that when found the suspension might be excessive, however, that was reversed following rsquo & Wednesday and denied the fee;s hearing", the FA said in an announcement. (more...)
Grades: OKC Thunder get blown out by the Jazz in Game 3 Grades: OKC Thunder get blown out by the Jazz in Game 3
- April 23, 2018

NEED TO KNOW: The Timberwolves bounced back from a 20-point loss in Game 2 with a sellout-crowd-inspired 16-point victory over the Rockets in Game 3 that was the franchise's first win in the playoffs since 2004. "We haven't had two games this year where we've had to battle foul trouble with him like we've had to in Games 2 and 3". That's particularly been the case for Jae Crowder , who was Utah's sixth man for the latter half of the regular season and put in some exceptional minutes. (more...)
JT's Monologue: NBA Playoffs, Gregg Popovich, Spurs, and Warriors JT's Monologue: NBA Playoffs, Gregg Popovich, Spurs, and Warriors
- April 22, 2018

The San Antonio Spurs have lost to the Golden State Warriors , 110-97 in Game 3 of their best-of-seven National Basketball Association playoff series. Leonard missed all but nine regular-season games with a quad injury, and the Spurs finished with the No. 7 seed in the Western Conference at 47-35. (more...)
FA Cup semi-finals preview FA Cup semi-finals preview
- April 21, 2018

This weekend's meeting with Tottenham will see the victor meet either Chelsea or Southampton in next month's final. The game is a welcome distraction for Southampton who could find themselves second bottom in the Premier League if Stoke take something from their home game with Burnley . (more...)
Cardinals-Cubs Wednesday game postponed Cardinals-Cubs Wednesday game postponed
- April 19, 2018

Tickets to Wednesday's game will be honored on Thursday. No ticket exchange is necessary. He was eligible to return on Monday, but the Cubs' game against the Cardinals was postponed because of poor weather. Marcell Ozuna then drove in Pham with a grounder to shortstop. But two Cardinals relievers - Tyler Lyons then Bud Norris - finished off that inning with three-straight outs to maintain the lead. (more...)
Mourinho poised to axe Man United stars Mourinho poised to axe Man United stars
- April 17, 2018

The Frenchman has been left on the bench or taken off in seven of his last 11 games. It has been something of a disappointing second season in charge for Mourinho at Old Trafford following his appointment back in May 2016. During the week too, Mourinho called his players professionalism in question, accusing them of not giving it their all against West Brom. Turin newspaper Tuttosport are now treating Anthony Martial and Matteo Darmian as a pair. (more...)
Beyonce's debut Coachella performance pays tribute to Afro, Caribbean legends Beyonce's debut Coachella performance pays tribute to Afro, Caribbean legends
- April 16, 2018

Bey had been hyping up her performance all week, writing on Facebook, "I am so excited to see the BeyHive tonight at Coachella ". At one point during the concert, she commented on why her show was so special. This comes a year after Beyoncé had to postpone her 2017 headlining Coachella slot due to her pregnancy with twins. She had a full marching band backing her up. (more...)
Bayern Munich Appoint Kovac As Manager Bayern Munich Appoint Kovac As Manager
- April 14, 2018

Bayern Munich have announced that current Frankfurt manager Niko Kovac will takeover at the Allianz Arena from July 1. One phone call was enough to turn his plans upside down: "I have spent two wonderful years here [in Frankfurt], but very few people get the chance to be the coach at Bayern". (more...)
Bills' Incognito suggests he's retiring due to health issues Bills' Incognito suggests he's retiring due to health issues
- April 12, 2018

Meanwhile Incognito tweeted a cryptic message to the NFLPA and its president, George Atallah hinting that his career is over. "It's been a long career ", Incognito said , according to Carucci . Incognito, 34, has played 11 National Football League seasons, reaching the Pro Bowl in 2012 as a Dolphin and 2015, 2016 and 2017 as a Bill. If this is indeed it for Incognito, it has been an odd 11-year career. (more...)
Michael Goolaerts dies after Paris-Roubaix cardiac arrest Michael Goolaerts dies after Paris-Roubaix cardiac arrest
- April 11, 2018

The team said Goolaerts died "in the presence of his family members and loved ones, who we keep in our thoughts". The 160-mile race continued with Slovakia's three-time world champion Peter Sagan winning, and a cycling official later defended the decision not to stop the event. (more...)
Dembele doesn't feel pressure despite living Barcelona dream alongside Messi Dembele doesn't feel pressure despite living Barcelona dream alongside Messi
- April 11, 2018

The win gave the Catalans a 12-point lead at the top of the table ahead of tomorrow's Madrid derby, with Barca now just a few points away from being crowned champions. Messi's first-half double effectively wrapped the game up before the interval and Barca took their foot off the pedal in the second period. Rakitic has been able to adapt to a holding midfield role when usual anchor Sergio Busquets has been absent, while Sergi Roberto has proved as comfortable at right back as in midfield. (more...)
F1: Ferrari Slapped With Hefty Fine For Raikkonen's Pitstop Incident F1: Ferrari Slapped With Hefty Fine For Raikkonen's Pitstop Incident
- April 10, 2018

Vettel added first place in Sakhir to the top spot from two weeks ago in Australia as a risky tire strategy paid off to beat the Mercedes duo of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton . The latter turned out to be the case for Raikkonen on lap 36. Raikkonen's left tyre was still being attended to when he slammed on the power and he drove straight into the leg of the mechanic who was badly hurt. (more...)
J&K: Decapitated body of abducted man found in Hajin J&K: Decapitated body of abducted man found in Hajin
- April 09, 2018

Manzoor's body was found at an orchard near Bonmohalla Hajin on Saturday, a day after he was kidnapped. "A local militant Muhammad Saleem Parrey is believed to have played a major role in the killing", the police said. Mufti. Former Chief Minister and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah also condemned the killing and asked why there was no anger against the killing. (more...)
Conor McGregor storms UFC 223 media day
- April 06, 2018

This weekend's fight against Alex Caceres provided Lobov an opportunity to try to end a two-match losing streak. According to various media reports and video posted to social media, McGregor grew violent as a van containing other fighters left the arena's loading dock. (more...)
South African Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies South African Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies
- April 03, 2018

At the ANC conference in 2007, she was elected to the party's top decision-making body, the National Executive Committee, and in the 2009 general election, she was placed fifth on the list of ANC MPs nominated for parliament, in a clear sign that then-President Jacob Zuma saw her as an electoral asset. (more...)
MI heads to national title game against Villanova MI heads to national title game against Villanova
- April 03, 2018

As the seconds ticked off, Wagner pumped his fist to the many MI fans who made the trek to San Antonio and Loyola's Aundre Jackson, who got the Ramblers rolling with a late game-winning 3 in the first round against Miami, looked toward the roof and shook his head. (more...)
ICE: Trump's Immigration Policy Means We'll Jail More Pregnant Women ICE: Trump's Immigration Policy Means We'll Jail More Pregnant Women
- April 02, 2018

She said all women of child-bearing age are tested for pregnancy at the beginning of their detention and ICE provides onsite care and education in addition to off-site access to specialized medical care. ICE included Dr. Ada Rivera, the director of medical services for the agency, on the call to explain the services that will be provided for women in custody. (more...)
Lukaku scores 100th EPL goal as Man United beats Swansea 2-0 Lukaku scores 100th EPL goal as Man United beats Swansea 2-0
- April 02, 2018

It's a serious achievement for a 24-year-old. United were immediately on the front foot and Lukaku brought up his milestone within five minutes as his deflected shot from 15 yards out flew past Lukasz Fabianski. "I thought that was it, "Au Revoir, see you later", but then it became even more odd". Arsene Wenger may have lost his voice before Arsenal's home match, due to throat problem, with Stoke City on Sunday but the discussion over his future is unlikely to be silenced just yet. (more...)
Australian rugby sevens captain hospitalised after alleged coward punch Australian rugby sevens captain hospitalised after alleged coward punch
- April 02, 2018

It said New South Wales Police have charged a 22-year-old man for an alleged "one-punch" assault. Rugby Australia said in a statement they are working with NSW Police and would give an update on Stannard's condition on Friday afternoon. Rugby's James Stannard (file) has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Games with a fractured skull. Stannard has been cleared by his neurosurgeon and an ear, nose and throat specialist to leave hospital, however he is likely to remain there for another ... (more...)
Huskies fall short Notre Dame 91-89 in OT Huskies fall short Notre Dame 91-89 in OT
- April 01, 2018

Notre Dame ended the Huskies' unbeaten run as Arike Ogunbowale's jumper from the corner with 1 second left lifted the Irish past UConn , 91-89. Jackie Young scored a game-high 32 points and had 11 rebounds in the win. "The neat thing about it is after every game in December now I will say to her all the time, 'I'll see you in March.' If I see you in March it will be in the Final Four , so that's cool, " Auriemma said. (more...)
Jesus Pushes Aguero For Man City Starting Spot Jesus Pushes Aguero For Man City Starting Spot
- March 31, 2018

The Spanish coach's system suits the 23-year-old, and his overall philosophy has scaffolded the attacking instincts of all of his flair players. When asked about the Frenchman's return, Pep responded: "I don't know, but he is much much better - especially over the past week or 10 days as he has been training with us". (more...)
Ostapenko to face Stephens in Miami final Ostapenko to face Stephens in Miami final
- March 31, 2018

Collins broke Williams' first service game in the second set before Williams showed her experience by clawing back to 2-2. "I ended up winning a lot of games in a row and I just tried to keep the momentum going". "It's always awesome for my friends and family when I play here". "I had to make sure I was in a good place". Will be updated with results from Ostapenko-Collins match. (more...)
CA ban Smith and Warner for one year CA ban Smith and Warner for one year
- March 30, 2018

Their health and well being is extremely important to us. Smith and Warner have also been banned from captaining Australia for two years. On Wednesday, Steve Smith and David Warner were banned by Cricket Australia (CA) for 12 months each for their involvement in the ball-tampering controversy that erupted last Saturday during the Cape Town Test match, while Cameron Bancroft , who had claimed he used sticky yellow tape, was banned for nine months. (more...)
Hill, Nash, Kidd Among 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Hill, Nash, Kidd Among 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees
- March 30, 2018

The Dallas Mavericks picked him one spot before Hill in the 1994 draft, and he played two stints in Dallas and won a championship in 2011. Hill had arguably his best National Basketball Association days in Detroit , playing for the Pistons between 1994 and 2000, being selected to the All-Star game five times in a Pistons (teal) jersey. (more...)
Ireland Will Expel One Russian Diplomat Ireland Will Expel One Russian Diplomat
- March 29, 2018

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said he plans to support a repeal of the constitutional ban . He added that the decision was taken based on intelligence from the Garda (Irish police) and Irish defence forces. Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald asked for a briefing and said that parties had to "see the evidence underpinning the decision". "In light of the European Council conclusions, and following an assessment conducted by the security services and relevant departments, I have briefed ... (more...)
Kevin Love has been placed in the NBA's concussion protocol Kevin Love has been placed in the NBA's concussion protocol
- March 29, 2018

That wasn't a coincidence. He was evaluated this morning and still exhibited the same symptoms, making him unable to take part in tonight's tilt. The Miami center's elbow struck Love in the mouth, causing him to immediately retreat to the locker room for evaluation. (more...)
Former UCLA forward LiAngelo Ball declares for NBA Draft Former UCLA forward LiAngelo Ball declares for NBA Draft
- March 28, 2018

LiAngelo Ball , regarded as the least talented among his two basketball-playing brothers, has made himself available for the 2018 NBA Draft in June. LiAngelo wasn't close to being one of the best players on the UCLA team he would've played on had he not been busted for shoplifting in China . Ball is averaging 15.7 points and 2.9 rebounds per game and is shooting 45 percent from 3-point range in nine first-division Lithuanian league games. (more...)
Dave Gettleman Talks Odell Beckham Jr Dave Gettleman Talks Odell Beckham Jr
- March 28, 2018

The Los Angeles Rams have quickly entered the conversation as a potential landing spot for the Pro Bowl wideout if the Giants are serious about moving him. And Shurmur even said, based on his conversation with Beckham, that it's his understanding Beckham will be with the team on April 9 when the offseason program begins. (more...)
Bettors banking on Elite Eight favorites in NCAA tournament Bettors banking on Elite Eight favorites in NCAA tournament
- March 27, 2018

Kansas guard Malik Newman , left, listens to head coach Bill Self speak during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 24 , 2018, in Omaha, Neb. Each team is given a 1 to 16 seed. NCAA officials say only two 9s had ever advanced to the regional finals before this tournament. However, Duke answered the challenge on countless occasions by knocking down a large amount of key shots, including a three-point basket from Gary Trent Jr. (more...)
NCAA men's roundup: Loyola-Chicago, Michigan advance to Final Four NCAA men's roundup: Loyola-Chicago, Michigan advance to Final Four
- March 26, 2018

Michigan, the Big Ten tourney champ, has won 13 consecutive games, including a flawless 8-0 postseason clip; it hasn't lost since February 6, two days after the Super Bowl. The 1963 team won Loyola's only national championship. Loyola is the Missouri Valley Conference champion. In 2011, Butler of the Horizon League and Virginia Commonwealth of the Colonial Athletic Association got there. (more...)

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